Fitzpatrick, Businesswoman of the Year

Out of hundreds of nominations, South Florida Business Journal selected 5 Businesswomen to honor at the annual BusinessWoman of the Year Awards. The event was held July 12 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. Winners were:


Lifetime Achievement Award: Phyllis Apple, CEO of The Apple Organization

CEO of the Year: Beverly Raphael, RCC Associates

Top Corporate Leader: Diane S. Sanchez, Telefonica USA

Rising Star: Katie Fitzpatrick, Caden Group, Inc.

Entrepreneur of the Year: Lissette Calderon, Neo Concepts LLC